The National Union of Tongu Students and Associates (NUTSA) is set to organize a Peace Walk for the people of Tongu and Open Forum for Parliamentary Candidates across the three Tongu Districts thus; South Tongu, Central Tongu and North Tongu respectively.
The programme, according to the leadership of the National Secretariat of NUTSA will start with South Tongu on Saturday, 31st October, 2020, Central Tongu on Saturday, 7th November 2020 and ends with North Tongu on Saturday, 14th November, 2020.
Starting with South Tongu, will be a Peace Walk which shall commence at exactly 6:00am and an Open Forum for the Parliamentary Candidates at 12:00 pm on the respective dates for each district.
The National President of the Union, Mr. Kekeli Fosu in an interview with Coverghana.com.gh said, the meeting point for the Peace Walk in the South Tongu is Unipetro near the Sogakope Police Barrier. The walk shall commence from Unipetro along the Old Commercial Bank Street through the Adidome Roundabout to Y-Junction and end at the Sogakope main lorry station in front of Freedom 88.1 Fm.
In the afternoon at exactly 12:00pm, there shall be an Open Forum for the three Parliamentary Candidates who filed with the South Tongu Elec toral Commissiom to contest the South Tongu seat in December 7, 2020 polls. The parties are; the National Democratic Congress (NDC) led by the incumbent Member of Parliament for South Tongu Hon. Wisdom Kobena Mensah Woyome, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) led by Hon. Joseph Wisdom Ahadjie and Ghana Union Movement (GUM) led by Rev. Williams MacDonald H.
The opportunity shall be given to the Police, Chiefs, NCCE, Religious Leaders and other stakeholders in Tongu and beyond to speak on peace and unity before, during and after the December 2020 elections. The Electoral Commission shall also be given the opportunity to educate the general public on the Electoral processes ahead of the polls.
At the Open Forum, the Parliamentary Candidates shall be given the opportunity to speak on their manifesto policies and discuss why they should be given the nod to represent their Constituents in the Parliament of Ghana.
Mr. Kekeli Fosu disclosed that, due to limited time, Parliamentary Candidates shall be allowed to address issues on the following during the forum; Education, Health, Jobs, Sports and Security.
“The clock is ticking, and an atmosphere of peaceful election must be created. Join us, on Saturday, 31st of October, 2020 at SOGAKOPE to show the world how peaceful our Motherland, Ghana is.” He said.
The leadership of the National Secretariat of National Union of Tongu Students and Associates (NUTSA) humbly invite its membership, stakeholders and the general public to its Peace Walk and Open Forum for all the Parliamentary Candidates within the three Tongu Districts, thus; South Tongu, Central Tongu and North Tongu.
“We therefore invite the general public to support this programme both financially and in kind to make it a successful and memorable one.” The statement reads.